November 8 is First-Generation Celebration Day, created to celebrate our first-generation students and recognize faculty, staff, and alumni who identify as first-generation. #CelebrateFirstGenClose
As a first-generation college student at SUNY Brockport, you are joining a diverse community with many students, faculty, and staff who were the first in their families to earn a bachelor’s degree. This is an exciting time for you and your family, and you should be proud of your accomplishments! We understand that this new experience may come with moments of uncertainty and numerous questions.
BeFirst@Bport provides support, resources, and opportunities to ease your transition to Brockport. We encourage you to take advantage of these valuable tools, including our First-Gen Mentor Network, throughout your academic career. Whether you are preparing for your first semester, applying for an exciting internship, or getting ready to walk the stage at commencement, we are proud to be part of your journey as you BeFirst@Bport!